©

Lavonia trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Lavonia

Trip Planner USA  /  Georgia  /  Lavonia
(4.7/5 based on 90+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: nature
Lavonia is a city in Franklin County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,156 at the 2010 census.GeographyLavonia is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.9sqmi, all of it land.The city lies along the route of Interstate 85, approximately one hour southwest of Greenville, South Carolina and one and a half hours northeast of Atlanta, Georgia.HistoryThe Cherokee tribe was indigenous to the area in which Lavonia is located. A sophisticated tribe that typically dwelled in cabins by the 18th century, these Cherokee joined with the British during the American Revolution. When the American colonists prevailed, their land was issued as bounty land to those that had fought in the revolution. As a result, people of European ancestry began to move into the Lavonia area during the 1780s.The founding of the town of Lavonia came as the result of the expansion of the railroad in northeast Georgia. A railroad line known as the Elberton-Airline Railroad desired another station further to the north. In a move typical for the time, businessmen in the area determined to build a town around the new railroad station. Upon division of the area into town lots and completion of all necessary legal procedures, the town of Lavonia was incorporated in 1880.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 1,827 people, 777 households, and 519 families residing in the city. The population density was 470.0 people per square mile (181.3/km²). There were 882 housing units at an average density of 226.9 per square mile (87.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 69.24% White, 28.95% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.
Put Lavonia at the heart of your travel plans by using our United States vacation planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Lavonia

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Where to stay

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
Checking In:
Checking Out:

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Lavonia:
Nature, adventure, shopping
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Parks, fun & games, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, shopping, wildlife areas
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Adventure, outdoors
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Adventure, nature, shopping
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Georgia

22 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Savannah BY A USER FROM FRANCE February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Atlanta BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, culture, outdoors, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Atlanta BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Asheville & Savannah BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 44 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Savannah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Thomaston & Savannah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Savannah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Atlanta BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News